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Pearson Senior Full Stack Web Developer in San Jose, California


Pearson , we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always reexamining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe.

We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

Our School Assessment team at Pearson , has an excellent opportunity for a Senior Web Developer to join our growing team in San Jose, CA. Working in a small-team environment, you will have a unique opportunity to play a leading role in designing and developing web-based delivery applications for the company’s line of spoken assessment products.

To be successful in this essential role you must have the desire and ability to learn new techniques and share your knowledge. You need to demonstrate a passion for software development, software craftsmanship, and ability to perform in a quick-pace, dynamic work environment! Tremendous growth opportunity!

Here is what you will get to do:

  • Design, develop and maintain robust, commercial-quality web products and solutions with compelling user interfaces and experiences

  • Contribute to our existing web application and services

  • Ensure efficient performance and scalability of all designs and implementations

  • Show a desire and ability to learn new techniques and share knowledge in a small-team environment

  • Keep up to date on the latest industry trends in the web technologies

  • Demonstrate a passion for software development and high quality code



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field; advanced degree preferred

  • 5+ years of professional experience building responsive, user friendly web applications

  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks and client side state management using Angular, React.js / Redux or VUE

  • Expert and solid experience in in JavaScript, HTML/HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Ajax, Flash, Bootstrap, HTML5 Audio, MediaRecorder

  • Significant experience with building web-components and front-end libraries for future use

  • Strong programming skills in Java, Spring Framework, Ruby on Rails

  • Solid knowledge in OOP and software design methodologies

  • Thorough understanding of architectural and implementation principles for web app and services development

  • Knowledge of Linux and cloud technologies such AWS

  • Experience in MySQL and MongoDB databases and in Tomcat and Puma application servers

  • Ability to work in a quick paced, dynamic environment and a strong sense of project ownership

  • Excellent communication skills - written, verbal and graphical

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.  

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here:

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.


Organization: Assessments Clinical

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 2009819